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Tabatha Wood

Long Drop

Published May 1, 2021 · 5,514 words (21 minutes) · 117 views

Horror Monsters trauma journey aotearoa mother parenting

A cross-country journey across the length of Aotearoa takes an unexpected turn for the worst when a mother and her daughter stumble upon some usual, bloodthirsty creatures.

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Phil Margolies

Devil May Care

Published Jan 2, 2021 · 5,526 words (21 minutes) · 187 views

Fantasy Horror child loss modern horror parenting

All it takes is one careless moment, one half-thought regret, one unspoken wish. Why? Because there are rules.

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Patricia Flaherty Pagan

Plunge

Published May 5, 2020 · 196 words (1 minute) · 401 views

Literary Fiction flash fiction Magic in the mundane parenting

Dive in and discover joy.

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Trent Jamieson

Property Values

Published Mar 23, 2020 · 129 words (1 minute) · 1 like · 342 views

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Ben Serna-Grey

Where Gods Dance

Published Oct 11, 2019 · 1,244 words (5 minutes) · 1 like · 705 views

Fantasy Horror Grief magic fatherhood Family loss parenting tragedy memory obsession death Sorrow Monsters father and son

Originally published in the March 2019 issue of Apex Magazine (issue 118), it's a flash piece about a father's obsessive and insatiable grief over the loss of his son, and where his grief takes him as he's unable to move beyond it.

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Steven Harper

The First Maxim

Published Aug 19, 2019 · 5,803 words (22 minutes) · 574 views

Fantasy sleight-of-hand magic parenting Magicians stage magic

I've always loved stage magic and sleight-of-hand. One day, I found myself wondering how such a performer would work in a world where magic was real, and I wrote a story to find out. "The First Maxim" first appeared in Marion Zimmer Bradley's FANTASY Magazine.

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Madeleine E. Robins

Willie

Published Apr 5, 2019 · 3,269 words (12 minutes) · 2 likes · 12 views

Fantasy Mad science parenting Frankenstein

Mary Shelley--a young mother dragged all over Europe in the wake of her poet husband--created a monster: Victor Frankenstein, who creates life and abandons it. But what if he'd stayed? How do you raise a very unusual child? It turns out: one day at a time.

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Tim McDaniel

Science BuzzKill Interview: Dr. Clive Crawley -- Crawley, I Tell You!

Published May 4, 2018 · 3,915 words (15 minutes) · 607 views

Humor Science Fiction mad scientist interview parent science reporting Neil DeGrasse Tyson Bill Nye parenting

It's not often that famed mad scientist Dr. Clive Crawley allows a member of the press to ask impertinent questions. But yes, yes -- go ahead! Scoff and deride! Mock and degrade! But assert that the doctor is not a good parent, and be prepared for consequences. Consequences, I say!

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M. E. Garber

Dancing

Published Sep 28, 2017 · 865 words (4 minutes) · 1 like · 730 views

Science Fiction parenting space opera Family

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Wendy Nikel

The Shape-Shifter's Mother

Published Sep 19, 2017 · 1,226 words (5 minutes) · 896 views

Fantasy bittersweet mother parenting childhood magic animals

A woman struggles to raise her child who’s never quite the same two days in a row.

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